Week in Review: Washington School Placed in Lockdown, Woman Struck Crossing Passaic Avenue

Here are some of the stories you may have missed this week.

Student Removed From James Caldwell High School for Making List of Names

School officials removed a student from James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell Monday after learning the boy kept a list of eight names in a notebook, school officials announced Tuesday.

Washington School Locked Down While Police Investigate Report of Gunshot

School officials locked down Washington Elementary School in West Caldwell for about an hour Tuesday afternoon while police investigated reports of a possible gunshot in the area.

West Essex Grandparents Attended Sandy Hook Holiday Show Night Before Shooting

Dennis and Conni Murray, longtime residents of Roseland, learned about Friday’s massacre in Newtown, Conn. the same way most Americans did—on the news. Only the Murrays were one of several hundred people who attended Sandy Hook Elementary School’s fourth grade holiday show Thursday, the night before a gunman took the lives of 20 children and six adults at the school as well as his own.

Woman Struck Crossing Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell

A woman struck by a car while attempting to cross a busy intersection in West Caldwell Tuesday night was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, according to police. 

Truck Slams Into Two Caldwell Houses

A truck slammed into two houses and a car on Ravine Avenue in Caldwell. 

Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Teresa Akersten at Teresa.Akersten@patch.com.


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